Security Update: Apple Releases Safari 6.0.1 for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion
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Apple released a new version of the Safari browser for OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) and OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) to address multiple vulnerabilities.
Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancements and affected software refer to APPLE-SA-2012-09-19-3 Safari 6.0.1.
- OS X Lion v10.7.5
- OS X Lion Server v10.7.5
- OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1
WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
There are a couple of vulnerabilities listed but the most severe could potentially be used to allow a hacker to take over your computer.
HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
Update your software
- If you have a computer support coordinator (CSC), no action on your part is required.
- If you do not have a CSC or they do not support your computer, updates may be obtained through the Apple Software Update application for OS X Lion.
- For OS X Mountain Lion systems, Safari 6.0.1 is included with OS X v10.8.2.